In RFQ on December 15, 2015 at 6:33 pm

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission is seeking a Director of its Civic Art Program. This program, which allocates 1% of County capital projects for public art, began in 2005. This position has overall responsibility for planning, developing and implementing one of the largest public art programs in the country, with close to 50 projects underway at any given time ranging in size from $10,000 to $1 million. In addition, the Civic Art Program has initiated and implemented creative placemaking projects and numerous cross sector projects around issues such as graffiti abatement and waste management. The Director of Civic Art must develop and articulate a broad vision for the Civic Art Program and motivate others to embrace that vision.

The Director of Civic Art oversees a team of project managers, a collections manager and registrar, and a program coordinator. The position reports to the Executive Director of the Arts Commission.

ELIGIBILITY: The successful candidate will be a senior level public arts administrator with a minimum of five years of professional experience administering arts programs, including public arts programs. A Bachelor’s degree in public administration, arts administration, visual arts, architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning or a related field is desired.

SALARY: This is a full-time employee position: $79,085 – $119,702 with full benefits, including matching deferred savings plans and retirement. Placement within the range will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and current salary.

DEADLINE: The position may close at any time.

QUESTIONS: Please submit a cover letter stating why the position is of interest, resume, a list of three references and salary history to: Miriam Gonzalez via employment email at



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